Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade @createdbydiane

Oh my goodness summer is just flying by. Only a couple more weeks and my kids will be back in school. I want summer break to be longer, who exactly do I contact about that! It seems like just when the weather is heating up around here the kids all head back to school and well..... by the … [Read more...]

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Lavender Iced Tea

Lavender Iced Tea @createdbydiane

  I have a new obsession to my surprise it's lavender. You see I've never been a huge fan of the smell of lavender, it always seem so sweet. But one sip of lavender tea and I am hooked. I just love how it smooths out the tea....it almost tastes slightly sweetened. I don't … [Read more...]

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Cherry Lime Smoothie

Totally Tangy Cherry Lime Smoothie @createdbydiane.jpg

It hasn't been cooling off at night at all... last week it did, to at least 75. Not now, it's like we are smack dab at the end of August already... 85 at night is still icky if you ask me. I want to open the windows and let the cool breeze blow in, but instead the air is cranking and I … [Read more...]

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Mocha Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie

Mocha Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie @createdbydiane

It may not come as a shock to you that I'd rather stay up late than wake up early, I'm sure I've mentioned it a time or two before. But I'm rarely late, I like to be just on time. I'm sure I could be early, but that would require better planning things out. I'm pretty sure I need some more … [Read more...]

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Tropical Avocado Smoothie

tropical avocado smoothie @createdbydiane

A fruit smoothies like no other. Really there is avocado, pineapple and coconut in this delicious smoothie. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or to whip up and enjoy anytime. I love pineapple and coconut together, it's such a wonderful taste. I've made Grilled Cake and Pineapple that is a … [Read more...]

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Green Chicken Chili, Beer Margaritas and other great game day food

Homegating-Tailgating at Home

Homegating: Tailgating with the comforts of home, Couch-TV- warmth and the kitchen sink! You don't have to go tailgating to make the next football game a blast. Have a Homegating get together. For starters there is an avocado dip in football field form, followed by Beer-Margaritas. The main … [Read more...]

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Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Float

Cheerwine Soda Float

 Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Float I had a plan. It was to bring a case of Cheerwine home from our trip to North Carolina. I'm so glad my plan worked. One sip of Cheerwine and I knew I wanted to make Cheerwine Ice Cream Soda Floats with it. The wild cherry soda and vanilla ice cream … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Basil Lemonade

Blueberry Basil Lemonade

It's officially summer in my house, the kids are off on summer break. Since they go back to school in August, they don't call it summer vacation anymore, it's just a break. I love when my kids are home. Yes, no homework or projects may be one reason, but I really feel sometimes that I hardly get … [Read more...]

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